Please be aware that Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager has been re-released. See
for more information.
We are excited to announce the release of Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2). This update adds support for protection and recovery of Windows Server 2003 computers. You heard it right! As we had announced during various events over the past couple of months, we are committed to delivering key customer asks through update rollups going forward. This is the first of such updates that addresses key feedback/gaps in DPM 2012 R2 and you can expect more in the upcoming updates.
The following workloads are supported on Win2K3:
SQL 2008 R2
UR2 also adds support for protection of availability groups built over clustered SQL instances.
For a more detailed description of the features and additional information refer to the following